Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church.

Wednesday, July 12 “Help us to put aside the angry word, the clenching fist, the wish and will to hurt. Teach us the way in which love is best served” (ELW, 615). We pray that we will treat our neighbors—including our enemies—with a kindness and respect that delight God.

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